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Cheese Fritters Recipe
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Grated cheddar cheese||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Grated parmesan cheese||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Oil||2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)|
|Grated parmesan cheese||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Additional Amount)|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1699 Calories from Fat 1220
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 138 g212.4%
Saturated Fat 60.9 g304.7%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 659.3 mg
Sodium 2000.3 mg83.3%
Total Carbohydrates 52 g17.4%
Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.8%
Sugars 1.9 g
Protein 62 g123.9%
Vitamin A 59.5% Vitamin C
Calcium 135.9% Iron 31.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
In a small bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt.
Add to water mixture all at once.
Beat vigorously over low heat about 1 minute until mixture becomes smooth and leaves side of pan.
Remove from heat.
Beat in eggs, one at a time.
Continue to beat until mixture has lost its sheen.
Beat in Cheddar cheese and 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese.
In a medium bowl, beat egg whites until stiff but not dry.
Fold into cheese mixture.
Pour oil into a deep-fryer to depth recommended by manufacturer or pour oil 2 inches deep in a heavy medium saucepan.
Heat oil to 375°F (190°C).
At this temperature a 1-inch cube of bread will turn golden brown in 40 seconds.
Carefully drop heaping tea-spoonfuls of cheese mixture into hot oil.
Fry until puffy and golden, 40 to 50 seconds.
Use a slotted spoon to remove cooked fritters from hot oil; drain on paper towels.
Sprinkle with additional grated Parmesan cheese, if desired.